How to use Smart Home technology to keep your home safe

Smart security and lighting systems are an affordable and easy way to keep your home safe while at work or on holiday.  Here are some of our top picks:

The Ring doorbell allows you to answer the door from your smart device no matter where in world you are.  Once a visitor (or courier!) has rung the doorbell, you will be able see, hear or talk with them. Ideal if you are receiving an important delivery and need to it be stored somewhere safe.  Additionally, the Ring doorbell is easy to install (no professional help or special tools required!) and simply connects to your Wi-Fi and its ready to use.

For total peace of mind, the Arlo camera is a smart choice.  Its a wire free security cameras that is easy to install and can be used outside or inside.  Via the app, you can view the live camera anytime or receive an email or mobile alert whenever motion or audio is detected.  Add multiple cameras protect more of your home or property.

Putting lights on a time while you are away is a tried and true method to make it look like someone is at home.  The Philips Hue allows you to control your lighs fom your smartphone or tablet. You can also programme you lights to turn on at a specific time everyday.